Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Waking up in: POOLTARA Resort Krabi, Thailand

 How awesome could a resort with a crystal clear natural pool be? Hmm, Let me think… SUPER when it is Pooltara Krabi. Pooltara is a resort that had received the certificate of excellence from Tripadvisor. Undoubtedly, the service, environment, food, and the experiences are the reasons behind it.


Check-in

     Pooltara is located 35 mins away from the airport. Their service is superb... before our flight, they asked and reconfirmed our time of arrival to know either we will need pick-up services from the airport. We received pandan welcome drinks when we arrived for the check-in. The staff welcomed us with the warmest greeting and smiles.

The room

     My room is a Loft room suitable for couples and those traveling in pairs. The room is equipped with bathroom, shampoo and shower gel, TV, sofa, hairdryer, kettle with coffee and tea, towels, and ample space to store our luggage. The whole room is very clean and the place is quiet throughout the day. The view from the room is a window of calming greenery and it allowed me to really rest really well and have a moment of peace.
Krabi resort
Krabi resort
Krabi Hotel

     The bed is located upstairs, with small windows which allow just the right amount of sunshine in our room. The towels were made into elephant’s shape, which really got my heart melted. Such beautiful Thai hospitality!  :D
Thailand Hotel
Thailand Hotel
Thailand hotel

     The chilling spot outside the room. Great place to meditate... or just watching the fishes swimming down the stream.
Krabi hotel with pool
Krabi hotel with pool

And I appreciate how thoughtful they are to have some Mosquito Repellent prepared. However, despite the resort's location in the woods, there are not many mosquitoes to my surprise! I didn’t get a single bite throughout my stay.

The Breakfast experience 

     Having breakfast in Pooltara is pure bliss. Who doesn’t love variety? Here, you will get to enjoy a full buffet spread of local Thai food, western breakfast, fusion, Thai dessert, cereal and a lot more delicious dishes. Fresh orange juice and coffee are mandatory, you can also find local milk and yogurt here.
Thailand breakfast
Thailand breakfast
Thailand breakfast
Thailand breakfast
Thailand milk

     A freshly-made omelet by the friendly staff. Once you stepped into the lobby they will ask you politely either you want an omelet or sunny side up to kick start the day.
Thailand breakfast
Thailand breakfast
Thailand breakfast

The Dinner experience

     They do have an ala carte menu serving authentic Thai food. They look good too, but my heart was set for Barbeque seafood.

     The staff at Pooltara are sweet enough to make a super romantic table arrangement for us. Also, we didn’t have to grill a thing, and you can tell how sincere they are from the way they serve the guests from the decoration, and of course the mouth-watering dishes!
Krabi seafood
Krabi seafood
Krabi seafood

     I was delighted by their seafood. One word = FRESH. They are so fresh and delicious, too fresh until the clamps have no annoying fishy smell at all. Even those who dare not eat clamps might want to devour them.
Krabi seafood
Krabi seafood
Krabi seafood
Thailand seafood
Thailand seafood
Thailand seafood

The highest level of satisfaction, achieved!  :)

Inside the resort

     Never forget the most celebrated attractions of the resort! The Natural Pool. It is emerald during my visit due to all the rain (it was the rainy season). I was told that if you visit when the weather is better, the pool will be crystal clear.
Krabi hotel with natural pool
Krabi hotel with natural pool

     Having fun in the pool, chilling, swimming, and KAYAKING. Yes, they do provide the kayaks!
Krabi hotel with a view
Krabi kayak
Krabi Kayak

The service

     The only downside of Pooltara is that the resort might be a little far from Krabi town and AoNang. It takes around 30mins on a motorbike trip. But, Pooltara does provide rental service (motorbikes) and taxi service! We were exploring Krabi on a motorbike for 3 days and in my humble opinion, it is the best way to experience the area! It was fun riding from Pooltara to the town, as the scenery along the road is truly beautiful! With such a great experience in anticipation, this 30mins distance is totally worth it!

     The staff are so loving and caring. They always ask us if we needed anything else, if everything is fine... They also give sincere and honest suggestions on what to do or not to do and where to go. Politeness and warmth are exactly what I love about them. They are so friendly to talk with and laugh together. Friendship is priceless.

     Also, they provide massage service to the room, great room service, isn't it? Thai massage and oil massage are available at an additional cost. I had a Thai massage session after a tiring day, and I fell asleep during the massage. It was too stress-relieving.

     They provided a taxi service to send us back to the airport after checkout. All good things have to come to an end and we unwillingly bid farewell to the place we called "home away from home" for the past 3 nights.

     Do check out their other types of room too. Thinking of a family vacation? They have villa rooms suitable for family and many others.


Krabi hotel with a view
Pooltara Krabi
Krabi hotel with a view
Thailand dog
Krabi hotel with a view

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This post is submitted by MHF's blog contributor, Choco Yinnsbased on her recent trip to Krabi. Blog post cowritten by Blog editor. 
MHF team was hosted by Pooltara but all photos and opinion are as always our own.  
An ordinary girl who loves the beautiful world like everyone else. The only difference that set her apart from the others might be this-- She is willing to put everything down but her luggage, stepping out to experience the world she loves.
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1 comment:

sadique said...

how much you pay for bbq dinner?